Patricia A. Jones, 80, longtime Ridgefielder

Patricia A. Jones, 80, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Robert "Bob" Jones, died surrounded by her loving family at home on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

Mrs. Jones was born in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Owen and Elizabeth (Duffy) McKenna and was raised in Queens where she attended local schools and St. Theresa High School.

In 1952, she married Bob Jones and moved to Huntington, L.I., NY where they resided until 1968 coming to Ridgefield.

A Ridgefield resident for the past forty-four years, Mrs. Jones was a member of Sacred Heart Parish of Georgetown.  She was an avid reader, enjoyed flower gardening and family genealogy.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her children, Robert and Debra Jones of Fairfield, Michael Jones of Milford, Jeanne and Frank Rowella of Ridgefield, Brian and Dorothy Jones of Danbury, Thomas and Kathleen Jones of New Milford and Suzanne and John Gallagher of Brookfield; a brother, Kenneth McKenna of Louisburg, NC; fifteen grandchildren, three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Jones was predeceased by two brothers, Eugene McKenna and Dion McKenna.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 10:30 am in Sacred Heart Church, Georgetown.

Interment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield at the direction of the family.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 4 PM to 8PM.

Contributions to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT, 405 Main St., Danbury 06810 or to the Visiting Nurse Assoc. of Ridgefield, 90 East Ridge. Ridgefield 06877 would be appreciated.